Chemistry Naming Ionic Compounds Solution: Name the following compounds:(b) BaO

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Solution: Name the following compounds:(b) BaO

Problem

Name the following compounds:

(b) BaO

Solution

  • Molecule is composed of a metal (Ba) and a nonmetal (O) which means we have an ionic compound

  • Metal ion Ba will appear as Ba2+ (Group 2A metal have +2 charge) while O will appear as O2- (Group 6A nonmetal have -2 charge) 

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